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Blog Jan, 05, 2017
Painting Lilith, Queering Lilith

Lilith has been a misunderstood, appropriated, and redeemed woman throughout the ages. Many feminists claim her as an empowering figure in Jewish mythology, with contemporary artists such as Sarah McLachlan, who created the all-women music tour, “Lilith Fair,” reclaiming her story. 

Blog Jan, 05, 2017
To Be Known: My Journey To Standing Rock

My entire life has been an exercise in chasing after the fulfillment of being known. 

I was born in Caracas, Venezuela but have lived in the Latin diaspora since I was 3 years old. I have never returned home.

Blog Jan, 04, 2017
How People Of Faith Helped Move Transgender Equality In Massachusetts

In December, we saw some significant good news out of Massachusetts: the anti-LGBT organization Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) voluntarily withdrew a lawsuit they filed in October that would have created an unprecedented, extraordinary exemption to Massachusetts' statewide nondiscrimination law that was updated this past year to include protections for transgender people in public places.

Blog Dec, 21, 2016
Unafraid to Follow Stars

Tis the season! Those of us in ministry have spent this Advent rallying our minds, hearts and spirits to find celebratory tones of hope. 

Blog Dec, 17, 2016
Queering Mary, Queering Christmas

It’s no secret that the holidays are often a difficult time for queer people. Disproportionately estranged from family means we often must create our own family. While these chosen families can be tremendously life-giving, it’s tough not to long for our families of origin during Christmas time.

Blog Dec, 16, 2016
How This Queer Christian Is Choosing Joy

“Joy to the world, the Lord is come, let Earth receive her King!”

Blog Dec, 14, 2016
Might This Be Joy? A Witness To Audacious Love

I struggled to write this reflection. The central focus of Gaudete Sunday, the Third Sunday of Advent, is the joyful anticipation of Christ’s birth, but how to write convincingly about joy when it eludes me as I wrestle as a single, gay Catholic away from home with the pain of loneliness?

Blog Dec, 13, 2016
Let The Questions Lead You To Justice

In the wee hours of November 9th, Donald J. Trump became the presumed winner of the Presidential Election. This is an effort that many worked hard to prevent. Many volunteered, canvassed, and even prayed to stop him from making it to the Oval Office. These people understood that the world would be a far more difficult place to live in if Trump obtained that much power.

Blog Dec, 09, 2016
Queering Advent: Reflections On Courage

"Keep alert, stand firm in your faith, be courageous, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love." 1 Corinthians 16:13-14

Blog Dec, 09, 2016
The Courage To Stand

As we journey through Advent we actively—wait. I am of Lakota heritage, and hold in my heart, in my prayers, and in my spirit, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, also waiting, and doing so actively. For well over a year the tribe has been objecting to a proposed route for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), which would carry crude oil through their reservation lands.

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